23 Wedding Flower Ideas
Whether you're going formal or homespun, find inspiration for your wedding floral design in these sumptuous garlands, centerpieces or paper flowers arrangements.
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Called the "Jewel Toned Mix," this generous arrangement features blue and purple hydrangeas, cabbage roses, an artichoke flower, lilies, and tea roses. Floral design by Christine Noelle of Dilly Lily of Chicago.
Bold and Beautiful
"When your clients want a grand arrangement for their reception you give it to them," says floral designer Nancy Liu Chin. "This grand dome floral pieces on top of a beautiful curved glass features our perennial favorite cream hydrangea with roses, stock, lilac and dusty miller." Wedding planning by Charmed Events Group.
Large red and pink roses accented with smaller spray roses make a romantic impression in this arrangement that stands out in a mirrored silver cube base.
It Takes Two
"My team of designers stayed up the night before the event and built a 32-ft long centerpiece featuring just cream hydrangea and white orchids," said floral designer Nancy Liu Chin. "It really was that simple. With just two types of flowers, we made this grand floral piece that hung above the center of the room."
Peach colored roses provide the base for this pleasing combination that mirrors a fall tonal spectrum with deep maroon Dahlias, green Pieris buds and leaves, rose hips and orange Calla Lillies.
Portrait Floral Craft
These little silhouettes are a modern twist on the usual wedding reception arrangement. Create bride and groom silhouettes and display them on tables.
White orchid, cream roses and white mums make an elegant statement.
A mixture of hot pink, fuchsia and light pink roses with ivy and variegated pittosporum compose an arrangement by Teleflora.
Yellow roses, striped greens and copper wire accents prove to be a winning combination in this Italian influenced “Fiori di Genova” arrangement.
This harvest arrangement contains orange 'Ursula' mums, burgundy 'Brandi' mums and coral roses.
Walk the Line
When it comes to weddings, celebrity floral designer Kevin Lee pulls out all the stops. Flower girl baskets adorned with yellow gerbera daisies sit at the end of this aisle flanked by lucite columns. Lee used 50,000 blooms for the wedding of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston that featured roses and lotus flowers while Sir Anthony Hopkins preferred all yellow flowers. Chef Wolfgang Puck's $2 million dollar celebration featured multi-colored blooms.
This wedding centerpiece features cream hydrangea with roses, peonies, stock and other spring flowers. Floral design by Nancy Liu Chin Designs.
Hydrangeas were once associated with your grandmother's garden. They are now synonymous with classic elegance. This wedding was styled by Oh So Inspired featuring A Savvy Event and Very Mary Inspired. Floral design by Nancy Liu Chin Designs.
Annabelle or white hydrangeas are a popular wedding centerpiece. This arrangement also features roses, cymbidium orchids and coffee beans as an accent. Floral design by Mona’s Accents in New Orleans.
Rustic Summer Centerpiece
This rustic summer setting is made elegant with a centerpiece featuring hydrangea with roses, green texture foliage, stock, dahlias, lisianthus and other seasonal flowers. Floral design by Nancy Liu Chin Designs.
This romantic arrangement features hydrangea, roses, dahlias, lisianthus, stock and seasonal foliage. Floral design by Nancy Liu Chin Designs.
Snowball hydrangeas, white roses and sprigs of lavender were used in these wedding centerpieces. Floral design by Mark Addison.
Garlands are a perfect and highly versatile addition to your wedding decor. Use them on your wedding arch, drape them over chairs, hang them on tables or over doors and even on your getaway car!
The Wedding Planner
You may know that Kevin Lee was the inspiration for Martin Short's portrayal as a wedding planner in Father of the Bride. What you might not know is that Sir Anthony Hopkins loves white and yellow flowers. "He wanted them all over his house, especially daffodils, for his special event," said Lee. "They were everywhere and it was breathtaking."
Wedding Day Keepsake
Flowers are almost certainly a huge part of your wedding day, but it is usually difficult if not impossible to keep wedding plants long term. This arrangement of paper flowers makes a beautiful cake topper and it will last for years.
Assembling a Homemade Wedding Cake
A homemade wedding cake can be a real money saver and adds an impressive personal touch to the big day. Making your own wedding cake is easier than it sounds!
Wedding Favors: Seeds of Love
Shower your wedding guests with seeds of love. Have your guests take home these wildflower seed favors you make yourself.
We love this idea for a backyard rehearsal dinner table using geraniums for the table and pink lanterns hung in the trees.